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Streamflow responses to road building and harvesting: A comparison with the equivalent clearcut area procedureAuthor(s): John G. King
Source: Res. Pap. INT-401. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 13 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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Descriptionlncreases in annual streamflow and peak streamflows were determined on four small watersheds following timber harvesting and road building. The measured hydrologic changes are compared to those predicted by a methodology commonly used in the Forest Service's Northern Region, the equivalent clearcut area procedure. lncreases in peak streamflows are discussed with respect to their potential to modify the channel system.
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CitationKing, John G. 1989. Streamflow responses to road building and harvesting: A comparison with the equivalent clearcut area procedure. Res. Pap. INT-401. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 13 p.
Keywordsstreamflow responses, road building, harvesting, timber removal, patch clearcutting, equivalent clearcut area procedure, ECA, average annual water yield
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